Beverly Flaxington is a workplace behavioral expert who specializes in helping individuals deal with workplace relationships, performance issues, and goal achievement — she’s also the award-winning author of five books, including Make Your Shift:...
Studies in different parts of the world suggest that there is just one more stubborn thing that prevents women from rising to the top leadership positions at the workplace. It is a lack of sponsorship.
"There is nothing easy about making a difficult decision (SMILE). In addition to evaluating the facts, you must also address the emotional side of making a tough decision. Now the decision goes from being hard to being complex."
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'Courage is the first of the human qualities, because it is the one that guarantees all others," said the Greek philosopher Aristotle. And it's true, especially when it comes to creativity and innovation.
And following an intuitive hit this morning, I was reviewing how I could do more for my clients to help them access the powerful place where synergy of the analytical mind and creative senses could sponsor creativity and innovation in themselves and those around them. My Genius Mind led me to this article.
Courage is key to empower the genius that is within yourself; to be free from the fear of what others may think; from worry of getting it "wrong." Courage to develop and unleash your creative potential. There exists a practice that supports you in accessing your highest energy level so you can free both your passion and expertise - inspiring innovation and co-creating what didn't exist before.
Robert and his team presented a framework for analysing the role of humour in managerial communications, and I was particularly struck by the ideas contained within problem-solving and face to face meetings.
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You have two choices when taking on a project that you feel is beyond your expertise. You can succumb to the fear of failure and walk away or see it as an opportunity to challenge yourself and develop new skills.
I chose to edit out the word "authoritative" as preface to "leader" from the original title. The word caught my attention and wondered if the intention reflected energy of "conflict" or "opportunity." While catabolic energy can get this done fast, it isn't the healthest form of establishing "authority." Seeing and capitalizing on opportunity with the intention of a win-win, gets things done in a healthy energy of influence and positive impact. How you read this article, reflect what influence and impact you choose to have. You can do more than "show 'em who's boss," you can lead.
Leadership. The ability to see someone, to convey respect. An interest and capacity to create working conditions that give results. This is what universities need, according to Knut Olav Åmås. He continues with a blistering ...
"Leaders encourage dialogue and collaboration, leading to the identification of common experiences and shared aspirations"
Here are the highlights:
**Real leadership, in any venue, brings perspective, dialogue and collaboration in measure equal to or greater than individual conviction.
**while the dialogue may be disconcerting at times, the progress of a team, an enterprise or any diverse community depends on the honest dialogue and collaborative spirit that leads to the identification of common ground.
**Perhaps even shared experiences and unifying aspirations.
in search of leadership that will make a difference?
**Don’t be seduced by charisma. Find someone unafraid of the tough conversations, skilled as a listener, and relentless in the pursuit of dialogue.
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